A bubble bath can help you unwind, improve circulation, and rest more peacefully. Plus, it can relieve work-related stressors as you indulge in some self-care! Unfortunately, many bubble bath formulas contain chemicals which are bad for both you and the environment. Many products contain sodium lauryl sulfate (known to irritate skin), while others may include preservatives such as methylchloroisothiazolinone or phenoxyethanol which have been linked with contact dermatitis or organ system toxicity.
If you are feeling stressed out and overwhelmed, taking a bubble bath may help ease muscle tension and relieve stress. Warm water helps relax tight muscles while the fragrance of bubbles soothes your senses. Just beware not to stay too long in the tub as too much time could dehydrate you!
Pairing a bubble bath with soothing music can help promote relaxation and relax the mind, relieving any anxiety. Many music streaming services have playlists of soothing tunes which are great for setting the atmosphere. Lighting candles during this experience may add even further enjoyment!
Bubble baths not only help relax your body, but can also increase production of serotonin – an antidepressant chemical found naturally in our brain that works against depression and stress.
Add essential oils known for relaxing muscles and minds such as eucalyptus or peppermint as you fill your bathtub, such as these oils used for sinus congestion or helping clear noses. Natural and organic bubble bath products contain less chemicals that may dry out skin as you soak.
Warm water and bubble baths provide the ideal way to deep clean skin pores, flushing away impurities and dirt that have become lodged there. Furthermore, their heat can induce sweating to release toxins and strengthen lymphatic systems – making detox baths an excellent option for anyone suffering from acne, eczema or psoriasis.
Before buying or making a bubble bath product, be mindful to avoid ingredients which might irritate the skin or contain preservatives like phenoxyethanol, methylchloroisothiazolinone or ethylhexylglycinate that could potentially cause contact dermatitis and lung irritation.
Add Epsom Salts for soothing muscle aches, and essential oils like Cypress Oil, Lemongrass Oil, Grapefruit Oil or Helichrysum which all aid the lymphatic system to create the ideal detox bath experience. Dilute any essential oils with carrier oil first for best results – the combination will leave your skin soft, smooth and refreshed!
Bubble baths offer an ideal opportunity to revitalize skin. Choose bath gels containing shea butter, aloe vera or another hydrating ingredient like cucumber to soothe skin while adding relaxing bath salts with herbs or essential oils that can help relax or revitalize you. Just be sure not to exceed the ideal water temperature, which could dehydrate it further!
Some people enjoy adding bath oils or body sprays to their bubble bath for added pampering and benefits. These typically consist of base oils like almond or coconut, with essential oils added for scent or other reasons – these types of products tend to be gentler on sensitive skin than conventional soaps and are recommended.
Some people love adding natural flowers to their bubble bath for added relaxation and to ease sore muscles. Oskia bubble bath is known for its luxurious aromatherapy experience and range of 30 flower oil ingredients that provide skin soothing relief. Its price point may put off some shoppers, however.
Make sure that any fragranced or colored bubble bath products, which can irritate the skin. Also if using DIY bubble bath solutions, ensure they don’t contain SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate) or SLES (sodium laureth sulfate), as these substances can be highly irritating to skin.
Bubble bath isn’t technically considered skin care product like shampoo is, but it still has the ability to have an enormously positive effect on your skin. Therefore, it’s essential that the mix you choose contains natural ingredients instead of chemical-laden solutions.
An organic bubble bath made of coconut oil and shea butter can nourish skin while softening it, as well as contain natural surfactants (to lower surface tension and make bubbles) as well as plant-based fragrance.
Add extra pampering to your bubble bath experience by including some natural humectants such as glycerin or honey in your bubble bath mix, such as natural humectants like glycerin or honey that will draw moisture from the air into your skin. Or add essential oils like lavender for relaxation, while peppermint will invigorate and invigorate.
If you’re sensitive to chemicals in bath products, try searching for nonsulfate bubble baths labeled as “SLS-free” or “naturally derived.” SLS can cause dryness and other skin conditions; additionally scented bubble baths often contain chemicals which cause further skin issues and sensitivities. Also make sure you rinse after taking a bubbley soak to eliminate soap scum or any unwanted residues left behind from bubbly soak.
Natures Quest Bubble Bath
By selecting only natural-sourced ingredients and essential oils, our baby bath wash ensures bath time for your little one is enjoyable and safe. Packed with essential and carrier oils that nourish skin health while leaving it soft and protected, it also avoids fragrances or soap.